Control System

Failed control system automation projects have common missteps that have a significant negative impact. The key is to recognize these missteps early and collaborate in a joint effort between parties to ensure the project stays balanced on the tightrope to success.

If your control system is at the end of its life-cycle, but you’re unable to afford the time or expense of an upgrade to the whole system, there are some things you can do in the interim to increase the longevity of your aging system. Whether this is a new installation or a legacy system, many of these tips are useful independent of your control systems age.

When is it necessary to choose a Safety Instrumented System (SIS) instead of a Basic Process Control System (BPCS)? And what do these two terms mean? In this article, we explore these questions.

If you have the popular APACS Control System, you also have a decision to make. APACS was declared "mature" in 2010 with support only lasting through 2020. This article will discuss phased migration options from APACS to PCS 7.

Current technology abounds, even in industrial work environments. However, there are inherent risks to using smart technology as any internet-connected device can be hacked. We need to be smart about how we implement smart devices.

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